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Conditions
4.1
Value
4.5
Layout
3.3
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
3.9
Amenities
4.3
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About

Holes 18
Type Private
Par 72
Length 7055 yards
Slope 142
Rating 72.4

Course Details

Year Built 1970
Golf Season Year round
Architect Denis Griffiths (1970)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes
Practice Hole Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Georgia (2015 #13)

Reviews

4.4
131 Reviews (131)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 11
Patio Dining 11
19th Hole Scenic Views 9
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 20
Bunkers 19
Plays Long 13
This course/club is great for:
Locals 19
Advanced Golfers 18
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 18
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 35

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Reviews 33
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Excellent value, a hidden gem

I really enjoyed playing this course. Although a little off the beaten path for golfers within or on the outskirts of North Atlanta, I believe a longer trip to play this course is well warranted. The condition of the course were excellent tee to green. The only reason I didn't rate the condition with 5 stars was because the greens had been recently sanded a little - not enough to cause a major problem of any kind though.
I found the tee shots to be very reasonable, even of a shaky driver like myself, but there are certainly enough challenges to demand respect. In fact, the same could be said for the course in general.
Crystal Falls is definitely worth a try if you can find the time!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

so close to Private Status

Overall the course is in good shape and well worth the drive. The only exception to the good rating is the fact that they charge for range balls which is very poor considering the private status of this club. I would think a club utilizes Sites like GolfNow not only to bring in additional sources of revenue but also to promote the club itself to potential members. Charging for Range balls is like getting an invitation to a party with a BYOB. Poor taste and image!

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Poor weather
Used cart

Not a good course fee

We only played nine holes due to weather and will not give us a refund for not playing the back nine.
Ashamed!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 96
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 100 Contributor
Atlanta Advisor
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Great golf & a must play in the North Georgia mtns!

Played in a tournament at the falls and played a practice round the day prior. Both days were better than ideal conditions...This is a great course with a mix of holes. Some holes are open while some get a little tight. I really enjoyed the mix of par-3s as well with my favorite hole being the short 11th! Plenty of birdies available with the reachable par-5s but they are not easy by any means! Great practice area and clubhouse...Really can't wait to make another trip up here to play crystal falls!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 33
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great course!

Course was in excellent shape. Slightly less than a four hour round with our foursome.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course and great value!

I am impressed with the course - layout and overall condition. This is a great value!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Very Pleased

Love this course. Greens were fast and true but receptive. I played with a neighbor and a friend visiting from England botph thorough enjoyed themselves.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Walked

Great course by any measure

Always a fun course in great condition. Try this place out and you won't be disappointed.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

The course was in great shape!

Greens were rolling great, fairways and rough were manicured nicely!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Discrimination

We feel at least one of the course employee or may be more are racist.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 33
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

Wow Factor

If you have not played this course I would highly recommend. We played during the week so the crowds were low. In fact only one other group was on the course when we played. My son who has not played before was able to hit extra balls here and there because we were not rushed. The fairways are wide and huge. I shot my lowest round ever! A little drive to get there but worth every penny! Try it out.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

JimBoKnows

So glad we chose this course to play. Sunday looked busy but never waited after 2nd hole. Greens rolled very true, well marked sprinkler heads (had front/middle/back yard ages). Nice layout with no silly holes. Good landing areas, well maintained bunkers. Will definitely be back. One of my new favorite courses. Couldn't rate the food or beverage, didn't have opportunity to try them, but water coolers on the course were full and very cold.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 242
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Georgia Advisor
Top 10 Contributor
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Tough driving course with great views

The course is great with awesome practice facilities. Several of the holes, especially on the back nine, are very difficult driving holes that require very long carries, just to make it to the fairways. There were two holes where even a a very good drive came short of the fairway and my second shot was from the rough with an acqward stance. The course has beautiful views on many holes.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Good course

We played about 1.5 weeks after aeration and the greens were decent. Rest of course was in great shape- would definitely recommend.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Excellent course.

Anyone will enjoy this great course. Enjoyed playing here.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Hidden Gem!

Had not heard much about Crystal Falls but what I heard was really good and the course didn't disappoint! Immediately noticed the quiet and flowing water of the creek that winds along the course! A very challenging course, especially playing it for first time as there are many blind shots For the first-timer. Loved the 18th - very beautiful and challenging finishing hole. Only knock was the greens had recently been aerated and there was not an aerificatiom alert listed on GolfNow. However, don't let that hold you up - Go Play It!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Great course

Highly recommend...better condition than some country clubs!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Hidden Pearl

Out in the middle of nowhere in North Atlanta area this course has character and is well designed. In good shape as fairways like all others now have not completely filled in but green true and speed around 10-11. Staff friendly and cost of beverages and food very good. Three of the Par 3's are on the short side but it has several significant par 4s even from the white tees that will test you. Par 5s are also tough as the course undulation requires tee shots and approach shots with a lot of thought. Play it!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Excellent course

Great greens! Tre boxes and fairways in good condition..... Finished in 3.5 hours!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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